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Nov 28, 2014
A Lot of Heart
Raising Awareness and Research Funds to Fight Heart Failure
Robin Boriack, a grandmother of four, lives in the central California city of Lodi. John Teerlink is an internationally-recognized clinical scientist, a physician at the San Francisco VA Medical Center and Professor of Medicine at the University of California, San Francisco.
Nov 25, 2014
Veterans with Post-Traumatic Stress at Risk for Autoimmune Disorder, Study Finds
Aoife O'Donovan, PhD
Veterans of the Iraq and Afghanistan wars suffer alarmingly high rates of post-traumatic stress and other psychiatric disorders, and those afflicted with these conditions also are at increased risk for serious autoimmune illnesses, according to an extensive study by researchers at the San Francisco VA Medical Center (SFVAMC).
Aug 21, 2014
SFVAMC Researcher Honored as Among 'World's Most Influential Scientific Minds'
Kristine Yaffe, MD
Alzheimer's disease expert Kristine Yaffe, MD, who has published several studies linking post traumatic stress and traumatic brain injury to dementia in old age, was named recently on Thomson Reuters' Highly Cited Researchers 2014 list.
Jul 22, 2014
San Francisco VA Medical Center
Heart Team Performs State-of-the-Art Procedure
The multidisciplinary Heart Team at the San Francisco VA Medical Center (SFVAMC) has performed 11 successful transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) surgeries since November 2013, for Veteran patients who need, but cannot have, traditional open-heart surgery.

Dec 1, 2014
Tom Neylan, MD, Director of SFVAMC’s PTSD Program, was interviewed for the documentary, “Sleepless in America," which is airing on the National Geographic Channel.

Oct 23, 2014
VA is Critical To Medicine and Vets

Aug 26, 2014
A Study by Deborah Barnes Found that Former POWs are at Higher Risk for Dementia

The Brain at War

Learn More October 16, 2014

The seventh annual meeting of the leading national conference on the neurological and psychological wounds of war.

Thank You to Barry Zito